Tammy Kevey
Tammy Kevey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Auckland, New Zealand

High School:
Diocesan School for Girls

Last College:
West Florida

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
12/13/1986

Experience:
1V

Spring 2008 (Junior): This past Spring represented the first semester with Toreros after transferring in from the University of West Florida... Posted a record of 9-4 in singles play checking in primarily at the No. 5 position... Competed with a total of four fellow teammates in dual match doubles, with an overall record of 9-8.

2007 at West Florida: Earned her second consecutive All-GSC honor... Became the fifth Argonaut to receive the Arthur Ashe Jr. Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship... Singles: Finished the season ranked 15th... Won nine straight matches after starting the season 2-4... Won three straight matches by 6-0, 6-0 scores (2/25-3/10)... Only lost six games during a six-match stretch from Mar. 11-25... Defeated 20th ranked Alexandra Schunck of Lynn in straight sets in the regular season (4/6) and in the national semifinals (5/11)... Earned a three-set win over Valdosta State's 14th ranked Dominique Rothlaender in the GSC Final (4/22)... Only lost one game in a straight sets win over 41st ranked Lisa Santoro of California (Pa.) in the national quarterfinals (5/10)... Doubles: Played all but two doubles matches with Mandy Septoe to form the fourth-ranked doubles team... Earned an 8-6 win over Columbus State's 22nd ranked doubles team (2/11)... Won 17 straight matches from Feb. 25-May 4... Knocked off Georgia College's 14th ranked doubles team (3/30)... Recorded an 8-6 win over the 13th ranked doubles team from Lynn (4/6)... Avenged a regular season defeat by defeating Valdosta State's third-ranked doubles team, 9-7, in the GSC Finals (4/22)... Notched an 8-3 win over the sixth-ranked team of California (Pa.) (5/10).

Fall 2006 (Sophomore): Partnered with Mandy Septoe to win the NCAA Division II doubles title at the ITA National Small College Championships... Advanced to the finals of the NCAA Division II ITA National Small College Singles Championships... Defeated Elvira Serrot of Central Florida in straight sets at the Thomasville Collegiate Tennis Invitational.

Spring 2006 (Freshman): Became the first Argonaut to earn ITA South Region Rookie Player to Watch honors... Earned All-GSC First Team honors... Finished the season ranked 43rd in singles... Finished with a 15-5 record in singles, including 12 wins in the second position... Won six consecutive singles matches in mid-March... Finished the season ranked 22nd in doubles... Compiled a 24-4 doubles record with Mandy Septoe... Won her final 10 doubles matches of the season.

Fall 2005 (Freshman): Won the West Florida Fall Fling Tournament.

High School/Prep: Transferred from Auckland University in New Zealand... Played in the number two slot as a member of the Diocesan School for Girls tennis team... Helped lead the school to consecutive New Zealand national school championships... Named Sportswoman of the Year in back-to-back years.

Other Tennis Experience: Won the Australian Grass Court Nationals in doubles in 2003... Won the New Zealand Closed Singles title; runner-up in doubles and mixed doubles... Was ranked in the top 10 in New Zealand in the 18 and under age group.

Personal: Daughter of Grant and Julie Kevey... Has one brother, Ben.

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